Schoolchildren in Beverley have teamed up with East Riding Theatre (ERT) and a local artist to create a mural celebrating some of Yorkshire’s most trailblazing women.
Working with ERT’s all-female company in residence, She Productions, and artist Emma Garness, pupils from Molescroft, Keldmarsh, Tickton, and St Mary’s primary schools have created a mural depicting the Yorkshire Rose based on the achievements of the inspirational women.
Pat Nolan and his eldest daughter Kay Sutton celebrated their birthday’s together at the Beverley Arms Hotel.
Pat marked reaching the ripe old age of 90 while his daughter was celebrating her 60th. The pair were joined by friends and family who enjoyed a meal and drinks.
The ‘Big Beverley Pancake Race’ is back again, after its revival last year. Some residents may remember it from several years ago when it was a regular calendar date, organised by the then, Beverley Arms Hotel.
Beverley Town Council in partnership with the Rotary Club of Beverley is running the event. The aim is to raise money for local charities.
Described as the original suffragette, author and free thinker Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneer of women’s rights, arguing that women should be educated, should be able to vote and to be in government: extraordinary claims for the 18th century.
This September Beverley is celebrating her story and her connection to the town as part of the national Heritage Open Days programme, with talks, walks and an illumination by the street artist Stewy.
Just days ahead of the official opening, the Beverley Arms Hotel has opened its doors for a sneak preview of what people in the town can expect come the 30 July.
Most people who live in the town would have at some point visited the Beverley Arms for a function, a drink or even a business meeting, while it was OK, in recent years it was looking and feeling a little tired.
A new organisation, Destination Beverley is set to be officially launched next month aimed at promoting all that is good about Beverley.
As Destination Beverley look to attract people into the town, their formation could potentially impact the very core of town centre by paving the way for a change into how space is rented at the out of town Flemingate Development.